29 days ago

Poll: Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?

The Team Reporter from Stuff

The Government has thrown $124 million at reducing the country’s growing waste pile, but not everyone agrees that’s enough.

Local Government NZ says the funding should be matched with a “strategic waste plan”, with the goal for New Zealand to be able to process its own waste onshore.

In the last decade, the amount of waste at council landfills has increased by 48 per cent.

To read more, click here.

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Is the Government doing enough to stop recyclable materials going to landfill?
  • 13.4% Yes, more money and time is better spent elsewhere
    13.4% Complete
  • 86.6% No, NZ's waste and recycling system needs more focus
    86.6% Complete
2902 votes
More messages from your neighbours
7 days ago

Springs Flat

Peter Neighbourly Lead from Kamo

Does anyone have an idea just *what* is going on with SH1 in Springs Flat? The road surface is disintegrating after recent 'resealing'. There are truckloads of loose stone chip floating around, I bet it's cost a fair few new windscreens by now (in fact I'm wondering why the insurance industry hasn't made a hue and cry about it yet!!)

It's disgraceful. Who is responsible for fixing this mess? NZTA? WDC?

But somebody really has to DO something.

4 hours ago

Units to sell

The Team from Red Cross Shop Whangarei

Hi Neighbours,

Our Red Cross Shop Whangarei (currently at 59 Bank Street) is moving to 46 John Street hopefully in the next few weeks. As we are moving we now have a number of units to sell (see photo). Prices range from $10 to around $50. We have already sold four units, first in policy and you will need to be able to take them away with you.

We are open from 9am until 4pm week days and 9am until 3pm on Saturdays. All must go next week.

For more information, please click on the link below.

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8 days ago

No NZ COVID Tracer QR poster? No business from me!

Oliver Neighbourly Lead from One Tree Point

I spent some time in Whangarei (CBD and Okara Centre) yesterday, and I noticed that very few businesses displayed an NZ COVID Tracer QR poster on their premises.
So here's my message to all the businesses in the Whangarei and Bream Bay area: If you're too complacent and indifferent to be a part of The Team and can't be bothered to invest about 5 to 10 minutes to request your poster here, print it and display it, then I can't be bothered spending my time and money at your business.
It's that simple. Really.

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